2018-2019 Catalog

Determining Residency Status of Dependent Students

  • A Dependent Student meets the Georgia residency requirements, for purposes of this procedure and the related policies, if his or her parent has established and maintained domicile in the State of Georgia for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the first day of classes of the school term for which the student is seeking in-state tuition, and;
  • Such student graduated from an eligible high school as defined by TCSG policy located in the State of Georgia; or
  • The parent claimed the student as a dependent on the parent’s most recent federal income tax return.
  • A Dependent Student meets the Georgia residency requirements, for purposes of this procedure and related policies, if a United States court- appointed legal guardian has established and maintained domicile in the State of Georgia for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the first day of classes of the school term for which the student is seeking in-state tuition, provided that the appointment was not made to avoid payment of Out-of-State Tuition.